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Famed third-generation magician, Dennis Watkins, is taking his one-of-a-kind magical experience The Magic Parlour online for a completely new virtual offering dubbed "The Magic Parlour at Home." The new virtual magic show, designed for group and family viewings, will offer multiple performances every Friday and Saturday evening in July. After the roaring success of several livestreams hosted on The Magic Parlour's Facebook page, Watkins developed "The Magic Parlour at Home" to dazzle audiences with new and interactive magic and mindreading available directly on their screens.
Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's The Steadfast Tin Soldier, Ensemble Member Mary Zimmerman (Metamorphoses, Treasure Island) fashions an extravagant and exhilarating spectacle. The unlikely adventure of a little tin soldier, brimming with love and unblinking bravery, is infused with Zimmerman's dazzling blend of storytelling through image and movement, accompanied by live musicians. Unsuspecting travelers make unexpected discoveries in this luminous tale, destined to enchant any and all of us not made of tin. Experience Chicago's beloved holiday tradition with your family this holiday season, as the production streams into your home this December!
For the 11th consecutive year (and first time virtually!), Space 55 presents A Bloody Mary Christmas, a holiday musical for people who hate the holidays and musicals. Sun City retirees Blanche, Bertha and Mabel sing, dance and drink themselves silly as they battle a heartless homeowner’s association that tries to evict them from their condo on Christmas Eve. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll pee a little. Need we add that this show isn’t even remotely appropriate for children? Streaming LIVE on December 4, 11, 18 & 19 on the Space 55 YouTube Channel. Starring Mary Timpany, Suze St John, Thea Eigo, and Kalei Devilly. Directed by Willa Eigo.
FREE from Dec 1 – 24 Mark Clements’ Classic Production of A Christmas Carol Each year, nearly 40,000 people experience Milwaukee Rep Artistic Director Mark Clements’ epic adaptation at the beautiful historic Pabst Theater. We are opening our video vault to bring a never-before-seen recording of the 2016 production filmed and produced by HMS Media.
One of the longest-running productions in the country, Alleyway’s 38th production of the Dickens’ classic is now reimagined as a radio play! Starring David C. Mitchell as Scrooge, and featuring an entire cast returning from last season, this is Alleyway’s most intimate production of the holiday favorite yet. Adapted by and featuring Neal Radice as Charles Dickens.
Fall in love again with the language of Austen with Tony-nominated Paul Gordon's Emma. EMMA, a timeless love story from one of the most widely read writers of all time, is a musical that will entice modern audiences to fall in love again with one of Jane Austen's most adored characters. Paul Gordon's critically acclaimed stage adaptation re-imagines the Austen's classic in mid-century modern yet keeps the language intact.
The Holidays are here and this year Estella Scrooge (like her ancestor Ebenezer) is haunted by three ghostly visitations and oh what uninvited visitors they are. In this unique take on the classic story, you'll experience a mix of a few Dickens classic tales brought to life by Broadway royalty in this dazzlingly cinematic musical theatre adventure musical. Estella Scrooge is a young Wall Street tycoon with a penchant for foreclosing. A hotelier in her hometown of Pickwick, Ohio has defaulted on his mortgage loan and Estella fancies the idea of delivering the foreclosure in person on Christmas Eve. Arriving at Harthouse, Estella discovers that the defaulting party is none other than her childhood sweetheart, Pip Nickleby. A holiday treat for all ages
Based on true events, Evita tells the story of Eva Perón's rags-to-riches life as she goes from poor provincial child to First Lady of Argentina. A champion of the working-class descamisados, she uses popularity and politics to serve her people - and herself. Featuring some of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's most iconic songs, including "Don't Cry for Me, Argentina," this musical masterpiece won seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Original Score. The 1996 film adaptation was nominated for five Academy Awards, winning for Best Original Song.
2020 has been rough, but nothing can keep the Girls down. Continuing our beloved holiday tradition, The Golden Girls Live: The Christmas Episodes, is taking the show online! Bringing you four LIVE streaming events to enjoy with family, friends and coworkers from the comfort of your own home – with sing-along carols and a limited quantity of virtual meet & greets. Because these shows are broadcast live, each performance will be a little different and we can expect some improvised shenanigans!
Go back to a simpler time and celebrate this Christmas tradition with the whole family! See Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker from the best seat in the house; your living room! Take this opportunity to spend quality time with loved ones and experience the smash-hit Holiday tradition in this ground-breaking debut. Take a trip backstage with the cameras for a look at how the magic is made. Hear it first-hand from world-class artists, designers, and the creators of this cherished production. See the full performance as captured on stage plus an up close look at the behind-the-scenes action. Make this Christmas special; don't miss this celebration!
Recorded Live at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, The Hip Hop Nutcracker is a holiday mash-up for the entire family. Directed and choreographed by Jennifer Weber, The Hip Hop Nutcracker is a contemporary dance spectacle set to Tchaikovskyʼs timeless music. A unique and joyful event, this evening-length production is performed by a supercharged cast of a dozen all-star dancers, a DJ, a violinist, and MC Kurtis Blow, one of hip hopʼs founding fathers, who opens the show with a short set. Just like the original, in The Hip Hop Nutcracker, Maria-Clara and the Nutcracker Prince go on a dream adventure battling a gang of mice, visiting the land of sweets and learning the lessons of the holiday season. Innovative digital graffiti and visuals transform the landscape of E.T.A. Hoffmannʼs beloved story from traditional 19th Century Germany to the vibrant, diverse sights and sounds of contemporary New York City. Through this re-mixed and re-imagined version of the classic, the dynamic performers of The Hip Hop Nutcracker take us on a journey that celebrates love, community and the magic of the holiday season.
Don’t let what’s gloomy outside ruin the holidays inside! Come December 4th, we’re celebrating the season with a talented cast of performers from around the world for a show reminiscent of the 1950s Christmas specials with Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, and other singing greats. From a home base that once belonged to Bing Crosby, Holiday In is putting a new twist on classic holiday tunes from Broadway, Hollywood, and the jazz worlds and shout-outs from music insiders, including Frank Dilella, Emmy-Award winning host of On Stage on Spectrum News NY1, and Kathryn Crosby, wife of the late Bing Crosby. So mark your calendars for December 4. Find a spot to get comfortable; maybe learn a lesson from Bing and Frank and grab “a little hot toddy for the body” and enjoy this holiday in! Proceeds from the evening go to support arts organizations Jazz At The Ballroom and the Actors Fund.
In a series of six short plays commissioned by Out of Box Theatrics, New Yorkers of all walks of life navigate their way through the highs and lows of living in the city during the holidays. From cynical Christmas elves to awkward family gatherings to heartwarming holiday magic, New York City during the holidays offers a fresh start unlike anywhere else. Representing BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ communities, featured playwrights include Anthony Anello, Harron Atkins, Elise Forier Edie, Lauren Jennings, Kevin Renn, and Marcus Scott.